How I Learned To Understand Silicon Valley

If, like me, you are new to the world of tech startups, and are also a fan of the HBO show Silicon Valley, odds...
Chris Castiglione
5 min read

What Are The Different Stages of Startup Fundraising?

When you’re building a startup, how should you go about funding your company? The early days of a company are virtually utopian: a founder and...
Mattan Griffel
2 min read

Google Analytics: The Modern Way to Know Your Users

How many users came to your site today? Do you know how many people are coming to your site? How could you figure that out?...
Chris Castiglione
1 min read

How to Raise Money for Your Startup

I wanted to follow up one of my previous posts about How to Get into Y Combinator — in which I talk about the four kinds...
Chris Castiglione
4 min read

Exit Strategies for Startups

Wait — you just started a company, why do you need an exit strategy? The nature of being the head of a venture-backed startup is that...
Mattan Griffel
2 min read

Startup NDAs: Why you shouldn’t be afraid of someone…

This is probably the biggest topic I run into when I talk to would be founders. They ask questions like: How can I protect...
Mattan Griffel
3 min read

The Hard Thing About Hard Feedback

When you’re a founder, you take a lot of feedback on different things. It doesn’t quite get annoying, that’s not the right word for...
Mattan Griffel
55 sec read

The Best Text Editors for Beginners

What text editor should I use? What is a text editor, and why does it matter which one I use? Text editors are programs that...
Chris Castiglione
6 min read

What is Payment Processing?

Key Takeaways Payment processing allows you to accept payments online. Here are three options to get you started: Easy: Services like Gumroad or Shopify...
Chris Castiglione
33 sec read